Tag Archives: Disney Genie

Does Disney Purposely Increase Posted Wait Times to Encourage People to Buy Genie+?

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Recently, a fan jumped in to ask whether the rumor that Disney increases posted wait times to encourage Genie+ purchases was true. Naturally, we jumped in to investigate. Both the Walt Disney World Resort (with its amazing theme parks like Magic Kingdom and Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park) and the Disneyland Resort (with Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park) ...

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Rapper Cusses Out Disney Park Due to Genie+ Frustrations

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It’s been a few years now since the Disney Genie+, Lightning Lane, and Individual Lightning Lane combination replaced Fast Pass; but Guests are no more happy with it now than they were before—in fact, over the years, its become more and more apparent that Guests would rather see the return of the free FastPass system. Related: Walt Disney World Listens ...

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Reminder: DO NOT Buy Disney Genie+ to Ride TRON: Lightcycle/Run

TRON Ride Lightning Lane

TRON: Lightcycle/Run finally opened to the Walt Disney World Resort public on Tuesday, April 4, in Tomorrowland, Magic Kingdom Park. At the same time, the cost of Disney Genie+ hit another all-time high, and selling out before morning turned to midday. Noticing a connection, this reporter felt it prudent to remind his readers that all those would-be Guests seeking to ...

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Disney Parent Shares Struggle: “After Spending Thousands… How do I Actually Enjoy it?”

Disney World Parents Struggle

The Walt Disney World Resort is supposed to be The Most Magical Place On Earth, where Guests can escape their daily lives and visit “The Land of Yesterday, Tomorrow, and Fantasy” at Magic Kingdom, walk around the world–and even leave it–at EPCOT, step into the Star Wars Universe at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and go on a real-life safari at Disney’s Animal ...

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Promised Genie+ Improvement Finally Becomes Reality!

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Disney Genie+ is getting a little better (hopefully), as a promised feature is finally added to the Walt Disney World-based virtual assistant. Several weeks ago, we reported that Guests who purchased Disney Genie+ would soon receive free ride photo downloads on top of the Lightning Lane access and other features the paid system offers. Today that promised change has become ...

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“How Many Rides is Too Many?” Disney Fans Debate

Number of Disney Rides Per Day

It seems that the new status quo of every Disney Vacation requires reservations and scheduling every aspect of every day. Theme Park Reservations, Disney Dining Reservations, and now even ride reservations seem required whether one purchases Lightning Lane access via Disney Genie+ or the Individual Lightning Lane options or one sets a specific time to join the standby line. Because ...

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Disney Genie+ Will Finally Be Worth The Money!

Is Disney Genie+ Worth The Money?

Readers, ever since it came into existence, I have been a firm believer that Disney Genie+ is not worth the money it costs Walt Disney World Resort Guests per person per day–especially when it is for something that used to be free: the Disney FastPass System, now Lightning Lane. But I am ready to concede that starting next month, Disney ...

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Disney World Guests! Disney Has Announced the Start Date for this Complimentary Genie Service

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Disney Fanatics rejoice! Disney has officially announced the start date for the added enhancement to the Disney Genie service that was previously announced for the Disney Parks. The update is specific to the Central Florida Walt Disney World Resort and also includes some more context for Guests from the Disney Parks Blog. Here’s the latest on the complimentary Photopass service ...

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Disney Genie+ Back to Record Cost for Holiday Weekend

Disney Genie+ price presidents day weekend

As Walt Disney World Resort Guest descend upon the Most Magical Place On Earth for Presidents Day Weekend, they will find Bob Chapek’s extra-cost replacement for the FastPass+ System priced at its all time high. The Disney Genie+ system has been a controversial addition to the MyDisneyExperience app since its inception, charging Guests an additional fee per person per day ...

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New Disney World Survey Lets Guests Vent Vacation Planning Frustrations

Disney World Vacation Planning Difficult

Over the past couple of years, it seemed that Walt Disney World Vacation Planning has become increasingly difficult. What started out as a digitization of one’s Theme Park Ticket onto a cool wristband and the ability to access a Fast Pass on one’s cell phone has turned into arguably a smartphone-dependent gauntlet for the technologically challenged. Put into overdrive by ...

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